Western Civilization Timeline

Events

Ancient East

Sumerians

3500 B.C. - 2400 B.C.

Invention of the wheel

Arkadians

2399 BC - 2200 B.C.

Hittites/Kissites

1600 bc - 1200 bc

Beginning of Iron Age

1000 bc

Assyrian Empire

900 bc - 612 bc

Chaldeans

612 bc - 550 bc

Medes & Persians

550 bc - 330 bc

Alexander the Great

330 bc

Never lost a battle

Ancient Egypt

Early Dynasty

3100 bc

Old Kingdom

2700 bc - 2200 bc

Middle Kingdom

2050 bc - 1800 bc

New Kingdom

1600 bc - 1100 bc

Foreign Domination of Egypt

Nubians and Hibyans

900 bc - 800 bc

Assyrians

670 bc - 612 bc

Persians

525 bc - 331 bc

Greeks

331 bc - 30 bc

Greeks

Mycenean

1600 bc - 1150 bc

Dark Ages

1150 bc - 750 bc

First Olympics

776 bc

Rise of City States

750 bc - 404 bc

Persian Wars

490 bc - 460 bc

Decline of City States

404 bc - 323 bc

Hellenistic Era

323 bc - 30 bc

Influence of Greek culture to western civilization

Rome

Roman Monarchy

753 bc - 509 bc

Etruscans

600 bc - 500 bc

Expansion/Transformation

289 bc - 133 bc

Punic Wars

264 bc - 146 bc

Pax Romana

27 bc - 0089

Worldwide Christian Conference

325

Theodosius' Death

395

Middle Ages

Charles Martel

688 - 741

Pepin the Short

714 - 766

Charlemagne

742 - 814

Treaty of Vordun

847

Divided empire into 3 sections for each of Charlemagne's grandsons